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Saturday, August 3, 2013

July 2013 Currency Exchange Rates

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In July the monthly average value of the U.S. dollar appreciated against all three of the major currencies we track: by 2.8 percent relative to the yen, 1.1 percent against the euro, and 1.0 percent against Canada’s loonie. On a trade-weighted index basis, the dollar strengthened by 0.7 percent against a basket of 26 currencies. 
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The greenback’s strength is adversely affecting U.S. exports, particularly of pulp, paper and paperboard.
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